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Combination of 'Safe' Chemicals May Be Causing Some Cancers
Combination of 'Safe' Chemicals May Be Causing Some Cancers TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fifty everyday chemicals considered safe on their own can trigger cancer through combined exposure, says an international team of scientists. The 17...
Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?
Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks? WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that high levels of vitamin B12 may affect germ activity in certain people, boosting the odds that they'll develop acne. However, it's to...
Could Brain Scans Help Guide Treatment for OCD?
Could Brain Scans Help Guide Treatment for OCD? FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Psychotherapy can help some people avoid the disruptive behaviors linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and a new study suggests that brain scans can he...
Common Antidepressants Linked to Higher Fracture Odds in Menopausal Women
Common Antidepressants Linked to Higher Fracture Odds in Menopausal Women FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women prescribed a common class of antidepressants to ease menopausal symptoms may face a long-term rise in their risk for bone fractur...
Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?
Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk? MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who enjoy a glass of orange juice or some fresh grapefruit in the morning may face a slightly increased risk of melanoma -- the least common but mo...
Cystic Fibrosis Might Be Deadlier for Hispanics, Study Suggests
Cystic Fibrosis Might Be Deadlier for Hispanics, Study Suggests TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cystic fibrosis is deadlier for Hispanic patients than others, and genetic differences may make Hispanics less likely to benefit from new treatm...
Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight?
Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight? TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's possible that among the millions of bacteria living in your gut, at least one microbe might change how your body processes food and affect your weight, a...
Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious?
Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious? FRIDAY, June 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who spend much of their day sitting may be more likely to feel anxious, a new review suggests. The findings, researchers said, do not prove that sitting in front o...
Climate Change a 'Medical Emergency' Posing Major Risks: Experts
Climate Change a 'Medical Emergency' Posing Major Risks: Experts MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The health risks posed by climate change are potentially serious enough to undo 50 years of advancements in global health, according to the find...
Can Smartphones Interfere With Pacemakers?
Can Smartphones Interfere With Pacemakers? MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Another study suggests that smartphones should be kept a safe distance from implanted cardiac devices like pacemakers and defibrillators, in the rare chance that sign...